Optoma GT1080Darbee vs Epson EX3260 review

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Rating 5 5
Optoma GT1080Darbee
vs
Epson EX3260

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Optoma GT1080Darbee vs Epson EX3260. Based on our rating, GT1080Darbee has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 5.3 for EX3260.

Advantages Optoma GT1080Darbee over Epson EX3260

  • Bigger projection screen size: 45-303 inch vs 50-150 inch
  • Lower noise level, 30 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 262 W vs 296 W
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Advantages Epson EX3260 over Optoma GT1080Darbee

  • Better brightness: 3300 vs 3000 lumens
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 6000 vs 5000 hours

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma GT1080Darbee
6.6
Epson EX3260
5.3
6
4
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Common

Product

Optoma GT1080Darbee
Epson EX3260

Model

GT1080Darbee
EX3260

Brand

Optoma
Epson

Reviews

536
256

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
800 x 600

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1400 x 1050

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
SVGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

45-303
50-150

Projection distance, m/ft

0.5 - 3.5/1.6 - 11
1.4 - 6/3.2 - 19.6

Aspect ratio

16:9
4:3

Brightness, lumens

3000
3300

Contrast ratio

28000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.62:1
1.48:1 - 1.77:1

Color reproduction

1073.4 million
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

30
37

Power consumption, W

262
296

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

195
210

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
6000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

8000
10000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
2

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.8
1.50 - 1.71

Focal length, mm

7.42
20.42 - 24.5

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41

Max, C/F

40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

22.3 x 10.1 x 31.5/12.3 x 3.5 x 8.8
27.9 x 7.6 x 22.8/11.9 x 3.6 x 9.9

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.5
2.2/5.5
Optoma GT1080Darbee
Epson EX3260
Optoma GT1080Darbee
Epson EX3260

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 5.3
  • 6.6Optoma GT1080Darbee
  • 5.3Epson EX3260

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